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Néa (1976) In Genève, bookseller and publisher Axel Thorpe catches willful, rich 16-year old Sibylle Ashby shop lifting. She brags about her writing, so he challenges her to produce a book. She writes an erotic novel that Thorpe publishes anonymously, and it becomes a best seller. She also tries to capture the love of this 40-year old ...


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Could it be Don't Die Too hard! Original titled La tour Montparnasse infernale From the Description on IMDB - "Eric and Ramzy are working as window washers at the Montparnasse skyscraper in Paris. Thinking that he has a date set up with beautiful executive Marie-Joelle (who in reality hates his guts), Ramzy stays at work late while Eric hangs around with ...


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This sounds like The Princess Bride, (1987). Cary Elwes looks something like Jean Marais, and his character defeats Mandy Patinkin in a sword-fight, Andre the Gaint in hand-to-hand combat, and Wallace Shawn in a battle of wits. (The battle of wits is the poisoned-wine scene.)


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The french title of this movie may be : La tour Montparnasse infernale.


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Sounds like Entrusted from 2003, based on Loup Durand's novel Daddy. From an online recap: The film tells the story of Thomas von Gall (Thomas Brodie-Sangster), an 11-year-old chess genius who is kidnapped by the Nazis who want to use him to get to his mother, Maria (Giovanna Mezzogiorno). She is one of the leaders of the French underground helping the ...


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I found it myself, the movie in question is "Das Glück an der Autobahn" ("Comme un air d'autoroute") :) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3222994/?ref_=nm_flmg_com_3 The psychological trauma is, that he was raised as a foundling at that gas station... so this is his home and he is quite attached to it... The so called girlfriend is the daughter of the evil gas ...


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Could be Cent mille dollars au soleil (1964) aka ''Greed in the Sun''. Rocco (Jean-Paul Belmondo) and his female accomplice, Angèle (Anne-Maire Coffinet) hijack a truck from a trucking company in the Saharan desert. The head of the trucking company, Castigliano (Gert Frobe, Goldfinger) hires Rocco’s friend, Hervé (Lino Ventura) and a newly ...


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Possibly La crise from 1992? The plot summary on IMDB indicates that this is a film about a lawyer who becomes unemployed and single on the same day. There are a couple other similarities with what you've mentioned above as well.


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Found it. The name of the movie is The Room. It's Belgian. Actor is Pascal Duquenne.


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I have not watched that film but, from your description, it could be "Crossed tracks" (original title: "Roman de Gare"), of Claude Lelouch (2007).



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